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Primer on Health Center Pharmacy Operations (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The purpose of this resource is to orient new readers to pharmacy operations at health centers with a specific call-out section for the 340B program. Target audiences are health center C-Suite, Board Members, new health center 340B program staff, pharmacy leaders and new health center staff. More Details...

Manufacturer Restrictions on Contract Pharmacies (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This NACHC Brief explains how Gilead’s new “Contract Pharmacy Integrity Initiative” leads to manufacturer restrictions which require health centers and other covered entities to provide claims-level data from contract pharmacies. Merck has recently included Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in their contract pharmacy restrictions when previously only hospital covered entities were impacted. Restrictions do not apply to in-house/entity owned pharmacies. More Details...

Tips to Help Health Centers Address Disability & Chronic Disease Discrimination (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This tip sheet provides advice as well as key resources to help staff of health centers and look-alike programs quickly improve their understanding of the important role they can play in helping to identify discrimination at its earliest stages and how to mitigate it by leveraging their own medical authority and resources within the community. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health Lessons Learned, Challenges, and Barriers: A Resource for Health Centers, Vol. 2 (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Health Outreach Partners (HOP), MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), four HRSA-funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partner organizations, released a report on lessons learned, challenges, barriers, and impact stories shared from the (4) sessions of the “Screening Methods and Strategies for Using Data on Outreach and Enabling Services to Address Social Determinants of Health” Learning Collaborative. This Learning Collaborative explored strategies to screen special and vulnerable populations for social determinants of health (SDOH) and successfully utilize data to build effective practices to begin addressing SDOH through outreach and enabling services. With these lessons learned, AAPCHO, HOP, MHP Salud, and NHCHC will continue this work with a webinar and successive learning collaborative in 2022-2023. More Details...

Value Based Payment Contract Review Checklist for FQHCs: Checklist for FQHCs reviewing contracts, as a supplement to video module. Developed in 2022. (2022). Resource Type: Other. Description: The checklist, which can be downloaded below, will walk you through a series of common considerations for contracts you may receive from payers, with a specific focus on contracts that include value-based payment components. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Office Hours for Health Centers: Are You Ready for an On-Site Survey? (2022). Resource Type: archived webinar. Description: NACHC will offer regular Office Hours for health center, PCA, and HCCN staff who have questions or want to share information about implementing and complying with the CMS Staff Vaccination Requirement. More Details...

Impact of COVID-19 on Agricultural Communities Fact Sheet (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The fact sheet compiles peer reviewed literature and recent surveillance data related to COVID-19 and agricultural workers. It covers Covid-19 in relation to agricultural workers. It covers disproportional impact, housing and working conditions and risks, access to care, and vaccination data. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Office Hours for Health Centers: Are You Ready for Phase Two Implementation? (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: NACHC will offer regular Office Hours for health center, PCA, and HCCN staff who have questions or want to share information about implementing and complying with the CMS Staff Vaccination Requirement. More Details...

Ten FAQs About Health Center Boards & the CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This short document addresses Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the implications of the CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule (CMS IFR) for health center boards and board members. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Office Hours for Health Centers (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This NACHC Office Hour shares new information about implementing and complying with the CMS Staff Vaccination Requirement. The speakers discuss the Guidance for the Interim Final Rule – Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination, FQHC Supplemental Survey Guidance, and current legal challenges. More Details...

MLP in Health Centers (Session 1): A deep dive on laying the foundation & funding the model (2022). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: The first session of the webinar series featured Ann C. Mangiameli (Managing Attorney at Legal Aid of Nebraska) and Brad L. Meyer (CMPE, CEO of Bluestem Health) as panelists. They spoke from their experience to help health center and MLP staff better understand how to develop and implement their MLP models and explore effective methods for funding. More Details...

CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule: Health Center Compliance and Equitable Implementation (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: On November 4, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued the Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule requiring health care workers at Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities to be vaccinated unless they have approved religious or medical exemptions. Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), FQHCs are considered a “facility” and will need to comply as a condition for participating in the Medicare and Medicaid program. More Details...

OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard:: Clinical, Operational, and Compliance Impact for Health Centers (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Please join NACHC and Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, LLP (FTLF) for an overview of the ETS and a discussion on COVID-19 safety precautions that recognize workforce fatigue. NACHC will provide insight on finding the appropriate balance between regulatory requirements and workforce capacity. More Details...

HR Bulletins (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This collection of issue briefs is an update to NACHC’s long-standing “Human Resource Bulletins” series accomplished under prior cooperative agreement project periods. This detailed refresh will reflect the most current issues, trends and national considerations in the health center Human Resource operating environments. More Details...

Clinical Research in the Health Center Setting: Managing Legal and Compliance Risks (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Issue Bulletin describes legal and compliance risks that health centers should consider before engaging in research opportunities, including an overview of the federal regulations that protect research participants; the application of federal fraud, waste and abuse laws in research; and the malpractice, insurance and Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) considerations. More Details...

Addressing Financial & Legal Problems To Improve the Mental Health of Adults & Children During the Pandemic (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: The COVID-19 pandemic’s compounding effects of job loss, isolation, dismantled support systems, grief, and disruptions in care, all resulted in significant financial strain and legal problems that impacted the mental health and well-being of adults and children. In this webinar, subject matter experts in social determinants of health and medical-legal partnership interventions discussed: 1) how financial strains such as high debt, low income and unemployment are associated with suicide attempts and should be considered key factors when assessing mental health interventions; and 2) how legal services delivered alongside social, medical, and behavioral health services can help improve the overall health and well-being of children. The multidisciplinary audience will be prompted to share insights, tools, and COVID-related strategies on how their health centers, legal services organizations, medical-legal partnerships, or other community based organizations have responded to the unique behavioral and mental health needs of adults and children during the pandemic. More Details...

Collaboration Between Medical-Legal Partnerships, FQHCs, and Domestic Violence Programs to Support Patients (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: Through this national webinar, the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (NCMLP) and Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) joined forces to share strategies on how MLPs can successfully partner with FQHCs and community-based domestic violence programs to improve health outcomes, decrease isolation, and support health care for survivors. Presenters highlighted how civil legal service providers partner with FQHCs to address the increased needs of individuals affected by IPV/HT during COVID-19. More Details...

Health Center Toolkit Webinar Series Part 4: Creating screening, referral and service delivery workflow for an MLP (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: In this session, we heard from three panelists: Lara Cartwright Smith from the George Washington University, Jess Holmes from St.Louis Integrated Health Network, and Paul Sorenson from St.Louis Regional Data Alliance. Panelists discussed ways of overcoming barriers to MLP integration by sharing successful models of information sharing from the field between health care and social services. The session was followed by a brief Q&A with the speakers. More Details...

Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative Part IV: Applying the MLP Approach to Housing- Evictions and City Ordinances (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: This four-part learning collaborative explored the ways medical-legal partnerships can leverage the patient-centered legal services to implement clinic- and policy-level solutions to address the housing crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants received information through a blend of brief didactic presentations followed by peer-to-peer learning. This learning collaborative is specifically for health centers and their legal partners, but individuals from other health systems that collaborate with health centers are welcome to attend. More Details...

Patients-to-Policy Learning Collaborative Part III: Applying the MLP Approach to Housing Issues for Children and Communities (2021). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: This four-part learning collaborative starting in January will explore the ways medical-legal partnerships can leverage the patient-centered legal services to implement clinic- and policy-level solutions to address the housing crisis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will receive information through a blend of brief didactic presentations followed by peer-to-peer learning. This learning collaborative is specifically for health centers and their legal partners, but individuals from other health systems that collaborate with health centers are welcome to attend. More Details...

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.